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and i thank you for your service to the country and for your professionalism in running the fbi. the fbi operates the national and state criminal and background check system. we have to enforece the laws that we have. even the momentary glance at the laws we have proves there are holes in our system that even with adequate enforcement would not keep guns out of the hands that seek to do us harm. i'm focused on the fact that those on the terror watch list do not raise a flag in the system. what are those on the terror watch list and not automatically denied a fire arm from licensed firearms dealer and should it person?s listing on the list be a factor in the denial of a firearm? >> the reason those on the terrorist watch list [indiscernible] one of the factors is listed in the statute. there is legislation being discussed in terms of what more can be done to expand these prohibitive factors or to expand it and other ways the use of nix to bar the sale of guns. >> so a person can be on the terror watch list and yet we have to pass legislation to ensure that a person on that list can't purc
. chairman, i thank you for your kind words this is about the men and women of the fbi accomplished so much in the last decade. i thank you for the opportunity to be here to represent the men and women of the fbi. i also want to start by thanking this committee and result in particular for the extraordinary support you have given to the fbi over the last decade. we live in a time of diverse and persistent threats from terrorists, spies, cyber criminals. at the same time, we face a wide range of criminal corruption. just as our national security and criminal threats constantly evolves, so too must the fbi to meet encounter these evolving threats. we look forward to one additional challenge, this the ability to maintain our current capabilities to these threats during a time of constrained budgets. today, i spent a moment to connect our highest priority, national security and criminal threats. terrorists ruined our top priority, terrace with global reach and global ambitions that seek to strike as at home and abroad. the opera today in more places and against a wider array of targets than the
the communities -- the communities also would. in terms of training, we have had this discussion about fbi staff training. the train was utilizing stereotypic erroneous information. we brought that to you, and you're telling us, you're looking at, making sure that these things would be eliminated and addressed. since then, i have heard a couple more times that certain regions have been doing that again. i would like an update on that train. in this area. tomade changes to that end my understanding, those changes have been adopted. training meets the appropriate standards. if you have instances that you have heard that is not accurate, i would appreciate knowing it but i have not heard of any such instances. i believe that other entities emulated what we have done in terms of assuring the validity of our training materials curry >> they may have hired contractors to do the training. step to be a serious ensure they follow the rules. >> included a review of any contractors utilizing our allrials to assure that live up to our standards. >> i appreciate that. i'm going to go back to mr. serrano beca
desert training facilities for military. to capitol hill, a hearing underway putting fbi director robert mueller on the hot seat. why congressional investigators have not yet heard from the survivors who were eyewitnesses to the terror attack that killed four americans in benghazi, including our ambassador on 9/11 of last year. chief intel defense correspondent catherine herridge joins us. >> as we wait for the fbi oversight hearing, a short time ago the state department asked whether it would give investigators access to the survivors and the response was noncommittal. >> we have been working with the congress on the benghazi issue, both houses, many committees for months and months and months, and we have been very open it all of their requests and transparent with them about the details in our investigation. >> reporter: the investigation, fox news obtained a letter written by republican congressman frank wolf asking that egyptian authorities stop blocking access to a key benghazi suspect in kay rcairo, any country failing to cooperate with the u.s. and justice is in essence responsi
to the series. thanks. the fbi wrapped up a news coffin in a possible break in what is called the most valuable museum heist of all time. the thieves made off with a half billion dollars in stolen paintings. wait until you hear how they did it. plus, dr. ben carson took to the stage this weekend and suggested at cpac that some of the changes underway in america are threatening to destroy our country. and he was clearly blaming president obama for many of them. his arguments next. >> fox news alert. a fbi news conference wrapping up on the priceiest heist of all time. police believed two men disgussed as delivers made off with a pile of priceless art work from the isabela museum in boston. and valued by some up to a half a billion dollars, billion with a b. the fbi believed it's determined where the art was stolen years after the threat theft and knows the identity of the thieves. okay. 1990? and they held the news conference in an appeal for more tips. and named a couple of organized crime figures as part of their investigation as we learn more, we will bring this to you. well, dr. ben carson
this is the largest insider-trading settlement with the securities. the justice apartment in the fbi still investigating trading of other stocks. one of the world's most successful hedge fund managers generating an average annual return of 25 percent over the past two decades. a federal court delivering another blow to obamacare ruling that the founder of domino's pizza does not have to offer contraception coverage to his employees as mandated by obamacare. the founder, roman catholic disagrees with contraception on religious grounds and has sold the company several years ago, this ruling granting him a preliminary injunction affecting -- injunction affecting his current business. the issue is expected to end up before the supreme court, as you might expect. it is a good week for jesus. a new pope and now this. the latest nielsen ratings showed that the tv miniseries the bible is a huge hit. sunday night's telecast on the history channel through almost 11 million viewers, more than anything broadcast on nbc for the entire week. 13 million viewers also tune in to see the bible in its inaugu
an investigation once we get the investigation the fbi is focusing on a lot of areas right now. when we find out we will use the report to make a determination of where we go from there. >> when asked about the survivors he acured the white house isn't preventing any one from working. he's also in talks with the survivors. as you remember the attack killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens. one man said to be involved is currently being detained. >> john folton former uss ambassador to the united nations talked about how the white house is handling the attack. >> part of the administration -- the problem here is many think they engaged in a cover up they made up the story about the attack. >> i will ask him about his take on the benghazi investigation with the new developments. about that man elizabeth just talked about who is in custody in libya. we don't know witness or suspects but yet we have not had access to him either. stay tuned for that. now iran showing off the art land it represents iran's first oil heavy presence in the state water. the ship is armed with surface to surf
if reason sick evidence. is the u.s. trying to get forensic evidence? >> clearly, you want -- as an old f.b.i. guy, you want as much as you can get. if you can get forensic evidence that says for sure and for certain this is the chemical compound they use, that is great. there is a bunch of other information we can obtain that would lead to us a solid conclusion about the chemical weapons. >> bret: ambassador condoleezzsusanrice had the u.nn and do the investigation or help in the investigation. are we outsourcing that? >> well, we should not. there are things that rise above our ability to have a veto from some outside country. you have 70,000 deaths already. you have a government we believe and we had solid information. by the way, national community believes has chemical weapon and put them on position to be used on short notice. i believe there is a high probability has been used with the whole body over the last two years. that ought to be enough for us to stop the wholesale slaughter of innocent civilians when it comes to the use of semicall weapo weapon --e of chemical weapons and dete
't have jobs or food to put on the table. >> what is concerning, that we have on the defense side, f.b.i. training manuals that don't even mention the word islam. don't mention the word muslims or jihad. those have been completely purged. we also have nuclear defense missiles i think are cut ever since barack obama has come into office. yeah, now he is talking about interceptors over to alaska but that was only pretty much in response to the north korean threat because he got caught on that. rather than that all of our defenses have been going downward. >> sean: i agree, good point. joel, you have written from the last jihad and written a lot of novels. every time i read them i'm thinking these scenarios that you are writing about seem very possible to me. you have a very dark, twisted mind. [ laughter ] >> i look at worst case scenarios. that is where we are. the new novel is damascus count down. what if an american president miscalculates, he tries diplomacy and it doesn't work. what if an american president doesn't give israel a green light and pressures that don't strike but israel d
, fbi commute dha, treasury, order patrol agents. these people are hugely dedicated people fighting this fight her to shoulder with us. we have to acknowledge the fact they are not in uniform but these don't wear military uniforms. they do it very, very tough job, but they're overwhelmed us to points out the intricacies and efficiency of this networking, ruthlessness of it. we need to remember the true heroes in every sense of the word. >> these are not only ruthless, all server that lets because the amounts of money are so huge and i agree with you that are civilian non-person in authority, which had a prior point in our history would've been relying on completely to combat networks now has been out and an outmanned in our research research by this criminal networks, so we've relied increasingly on the network you and the men and women into your command have done. i wonder whether you feel either more resources to them for more coordination with you is perhaps an answer to dealing with these networks. >> if i understand the question, i'm a believer in the away game. i go back to th
. bill: a critical last question too, what his wife saw. bill gavin, former chief executive for the fbi in new york, miami and denver, head of the gaff vin group. good morning. you say it is very difficult to solve this case. why do you believe that? >> it is very difficult. doesn't appear at this particular point in time to have a lot of witnesses and that is always vital in solving crimes of this kind. they have to go to the forensic evidence to determine, you might go to the door knock, or the bell, how did this person nok on the door? what kind of an approach they used. did he use a revolver, he or she. i don't know the subject may be. did they use a revolver? in which case there is probably no shell casings. did they use a pistol which there are shell casings. all things are taken into account by the el paso county sheriff's office. bill: does this sound like a hit, a hit map pulled it off? >> bill, it sound more like a hit than a random shooting. i heard that theory to begin with and i predict it probably isn't. mr. clements dealt with a lot of people that weren't nice people. one
that come. you have to use a proxy, fbi background check. >> we are not talking about what would really make a difference here. that is not even on the table. >> i think it would make a difference. i think 90% of most gun violence is done with handguns. i think -- i read 2% of the gun homicide are done via assault weapon. if you can stop homicidal man c maniacs from buying a handgun because of the background check -- >> i think they can find another way to get them but it's a start. >> if you talk to mike bloomberg, you talk to other people that have champions of sensible gun regulation, they will tell you will, yes, the assault weapon ban, especially in light of sandy hook, would be a very powerful symbolic victory and i agree. mike bloomberg and others knows if you want to stop the gun violence not just in sandy hook and in chicago and across america your best shot is having mental and criminal background checks. >> i think he also realizes this is a long process. this is an important policy victory at stake. background checks i think 40% of gun sales because of these loopholes don't incl
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